FSA UK – Views wanted on sporopollenin shells as novel food

A UK company has applied to the Food Standards Agency for approval to market sporopollenin shells from a type of plant known as clubmoss Lycopodium clavatum, as a novel food ingredient. Views are wanted on the independent experts' draft opinion. The company, Sporomex Ltd, plans to market sporopollenin shells as a novel food ingredient to … Continue reading FSA UK – Views wanted on sporopollenin shells as novel food

Application to the FSA to market cycloastragenol as a novel food ingredient

K&L Gates has applied on behalf of Telomerase Activation Science Inc., for cycloastragenol to be approved under the Regulation (EC) No 258/97 (the ‘Novel Foods Regulation’). Cycloastragenol is extracted from Astragalus trojanus, a perennial flowering shrub of the Fabaceae family (more commonly known as the legume, pea or bean family). The applicant states that the … Continue reading Application to the FSA to market cycloastragenol as a novel food ingredient